This four-page handout educates people about use of nitroglycerin, which is a medicine used to treat chest pain or discomfort, also called angina. It provides guidelines for taking nitroglycerin as directed by their doctor. The document contains separate instructions for taking nitroglycerin in tablet form, and as a spray. It identifies those side effects for which a doctor should be called immediately, clarifying those for which to call 911.
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